The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2015-2017 is funded by the Irish Government and co-funded by the European Social Fund and includes a special allocation under the Youth Employment Initiative.


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Tógáil Local Training Initiative

Our Year 9 graduation ceremony took place on Tuesday 19th April 2016at 11am in Mayoralty House. It was a great opportunity to meet up with all our young ladies and to hear how well they are all doing.

9 of our learners received a Level 3 QQI Major Award in Employability Skills and 3 were awarded Component Certificates

The following is a list of what the learners are currently pursuing

  • Sitting their Leaving Certificate in June 2016
  • Medical/Legal Secretary in Galway Community College
  • Working in GRETB
  • Working in the University Hospital Galway.
  • Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts in GMIT
  • CE Scheme with Citizens Information
  • Care Assistant
  • Culinary Skills with BTEI

Currently we have 11 learners (Year 10) on our programme, they will finish on the 5th August 2016 and our new programme (Year 11) will commence on 5th September 2016.

This is a PART TIME course – mornings only from September – August for anyone in receipt of the One Family Payment or Job Seekers Transition payment. At the end of the course if you are successful with all your modules you will receive a QQI (FETAC) Level 3 Major Award in Employability Skills

We will be holding Open Daysin June and in August.

If you would like any further information please contact Bernie/Carmel in the Tógáil office

on 091 539686 or 085 815 6792

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: Tógáil Local Training Initiative


To register your interest on the course, pleases Type the following website address

Click on Day courses

Click on Local Training Initiatives

Click on Tógáil

Click on Details/Application Enter your details in the Section Apply for this course

Click on Submit

Childcare is provided under the CETS scheme

No of places on the course 14

If you are looking to get back to Education or back to work this is a wonderful opportunity to learn new skills, to get yourself and your child/children in a routine and to make lifelong friends.

Please give us a call, we would love to hear from you, or drop in to speak to Bernie/Carmel who will hopefully answer any queries or allay any worries or doubts that you may have about starting a new chapter in your life.

Interested in training that will help to Start Your Own Business

Interested in training that will help to Start Your Own Business?
Galway City Partnership, with the support of Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board,are running a 6 week training course covering all you will need to know to set up a business – everything from exploring the legal requirements to understanding business planning and cash flow.
If you are unemployed, in receipt of a Department of Social Welfare payment or signing for credits then this course is free.
The course will start on April 25th so if you are interested please contact Seamus Morrissey at 091 773466 or [email protected]

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